04 July 2022 | News
IIT Hyderabad will play a major role in building brand India globally: Dharmendra Pradhan
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Union Minister for Education and Skill Development Dharmendra Pradhan recently unveiled a new Research Centre Complex (RCC) at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad. It is a five-storied (G+4) building with an interesting oval shape. The total plinth area of the building is 12,325 Sqm.
The objective of the RCC is to house sophisticated labs with high-end research equipment. This building is a part of the JICA collaborative project, which has funded both construction and some of the research equipment.
The RCC constitutes 48 labs in total, out of which 16 are wet labs, 20 dry labs, and 2 mega labs on the ground floor with double ceiling height. An animal house is also proposed to be set up in the RCC building to carry out high-end research related to the Biotech/biomedical field.
Dharmendra Pradhan also inaugurated other state-of-the-art facilities, laid the foundation stone for BVRSCIENT & witnessed a landmark MoU for the first-of-its-kind Greenko School of Sustainable Science & Technology at IIT Hyderabad.